Professor Monèm JEMNI
Apollon Kalamarias Football Club (GREECE)
Institute of Sport and Physical Education, Ksar Saïd, University of Manouba (TUNISIA)
Sports, Health and Wellness Coordinator
Dr João VIANA
General Secretary - University Institute of Maia - ISMAI (PORTUGAL)
Dr. Antonio CARLOS GOMES
Brazilian Olympic Commitee (BRAZIL)
Rennes, France (Stade Rennais Football Club)
Mr Lamouchi became the manager of the Côte d’Ivoire national team as his first managerial position. The Elephants qualified for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, ranked 23rd at the time (highest ranked in Africa). He coached / managed some of current world best players, such as Yaya Touré, Gervinho, Wilfried Bony and Didier Drogba.
He is currently the manager for Nottingham Forest FC, UK after achieving outstanding results with Al-Jaich Football Club in Qatar between 2014-18 and the Stade de Rennes, France 2018-19.
Mr. Mauricio Larriera worked as Assistant Coach, and Technical Secretary, for the Paraguayan, National Team, participating in the qualification for the 2014 Brazil, World Cup. In 2014, he started his path as Head Coach, managing Racing Club, of Montevideo (Uruguay 2014), achieving second place of the league championship. He was given the Coach of the year award by the Uruguayan Football Association, for the season 2014-2015, just before moving to Qatar.
He played for Tunis Esperence Club and won 7 consecutive league titles, two Tunisian Cups, Tunisia Super Cup, twice the CAF Champions League titles, African Cup Winners’ Cup, the CAF Super Cup, the CAF Cup, the Arab Super Cup, and the Afro-Asian club championship between 1998
In 2004, Radhi Jaïdi joined Bolton Wanderers and became the first Tunisian to play
in the Premier League. He played 53 games and scored 8 goals with the team and
joined them 2 consecutive seasons at the European UEFA Cups
He then joined Bolton in 2006/07 and quickly transferred to Birmingham City as a
Centre-back and helped the Blues to go back into the Premier League, whilst scoring
Radhi joined Southampton FC in 2009/10 season in League. He helped the Saints to
reform and gain consecutive promotions back into the Premier League.
Since retiring from playing in 2012, Jaïdi started to gain his coaching badges from
the LMA coaching course, to the UEFA ‘B’ to the UEFA ‘A’ and to UEFA pro license
Radhi the Southampton FC’s Under-23s Head Coach from the 2017 to 2019 where
he promoted his squad to Division 1 At least a dozen players have benefited from his training and management and later selected to play for SFC First team in Premier League.
In 2019/20, Radhi made his debut in the USA where he had a successful experience
as a head coach and achieved top table and a play-off spot with Hartford Athletic FC,
a team who struggled previously in the USL championship.
Prof Julien BAKER
University of the West of Scotland (UK)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and a Doctor of Science (DSc). Professor Baker holds fellowships with important and relevant professional organizations these include; Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine (FRSM), Fellow of Human Biology Association (FHB), Fellow of the Institute of Biology (FIBiol), Fellow of the Institute of Clinical Research (FICR), member of the Society for the Study of Biology (SSOB). Professor Baker is also a Chartered Biologist (CBiol), and Chartered Scientist (CSci). He is also a Fellow of the Institute for Clinical Research, and a member of both the Physiological Society of Great Britain and the American Physiological Society. He also has membership with the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) and the British Pharmacological Society
Dr Fabien BASSET
Memorial University of New Found Land (CANADA)
Prof François BILLAUT
Laval University, Quebec City (CANADA)
Besides research, Dr Billaut applies his physiology expertise primarily to Canada’s national cycling, cross-country skiing and speed skating teams, and leads the country’s sport innovation and research to enhance elite performances.
Dr Ahmet Hamdi Caglar
Founder and CEO of MD Ltd. Sti Ankara Turkey and FOOTLAB Trading L.L.C Dubai UAE
Dr Caglar is currently a member of The International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS) and also of the Chamber of Medicine Ankara-Turkey.
He Contributed in the establishment of the FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence, Istanbul was involved in staff development courses for the team doctors and coaches within the Turkish Football Federation for many years.
Dr Caglar worked with many clubs, such as:
Al Wahda FC (Arabian Gulf League) (Abu Dhabi, UAE) (2013-2019); AFC Champions League (2017-18 and 2018-19)
Kayserispor FC (Super League) (Kayseri, Turkey) (2006-2013)
Trabzonspor FC (Super League) (Trabzon, Turkey) (2005-2006)
Samsunspor FC (Super League) (Samsun, Turkey) (2004-2005)
Sakaryaspor FC (Super League) (Sakarya, Turkey) (1998-1999)
Millwall FC (London, England) (1991) (as a contributor in sports medicine)
Orient FC (London, England) (1990) (as a contributor in sports medicine)
FIFA U-20 WORLD CUP TURKEY 2013, Health Organization in Kayseri City Turkey
UEFA Cup (2006-2008) as a Team Doctor for Kayserispor FC-Turkey
UEFA Champions League (2005-2006) as a Team Doctor of Trabzonspor FC-Turkey
Prof Yaodong GU
Professor & Vice-Dean @ Ningbo University (CHINA)
His research areas focus on Biomechanics, Gait, Motion Analysis of Sports Activities and Rehabilitation Exercise, and Finite Elements Analysis. He has published over 70 full papers in peer-reviewed journals. He is editorial board member of Sports Biomechanics Journal and International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology. He is also the General Secretory of Asian Sports Biomechanics Society.
Dr Andrew JONES
University of Exeter (UK)
Dr Ferman KONUKMAN
Assistant Professor of Health & Physical Education, Qatar University (QATAR)
Dr Zakaria LABSY
FIFA fitness instructors Université Paris Sud 11 (FRANCE)
Prof Daniel MEMMERT
German Sport University of Cologne (GERMANY)
Dr Wassim MOALLA
Sailiya Sport Club (QATAR)
Senior Fitness Coach - Sport Lisboa e Benfica Football Club (PORTUGAL)
Dr Adam OWEN
Assistant Manager / Head of Performance, Servette Football Club, Geneva (SWITZERLAND)
Prof William A. SANDS
East Tennessee State University (USA)
Dr Neal SMITH
University of Chichester (UK)
Prof Hassane ZOUHAL
Université of Rennes 2 (FRANCE)
Prof Nicolas TORDI
University Franche-Comté, Besançon (FRANCE)
Khaled Khalifa Dougman
Sport Scientist at Abu Dhabi Sports Council (UAE)
Dr Dougman holds two Masters and a PhD in Sports Science and Physical Education & a Diploma in Business Translation: English –Arabic. He worked as a University lecturer for more than 10 years at the University of Tripoli, Libya, He has international studying and working experience in Ireland, Scotland & Malaysia, prior to moving to the UAE.
He investigated the “Physiological responses during exercise in different environments, for normal and overweight adults” and the “Relationship of physical activity, coronary heart disease risk factors, fitness level & body composition between adolescent students of different ethnicities”.
His credentials enabled him to utilize evidence-based research in educating local communities and improving lifestyle, by coordinating health-related activities and delivering lectures to schools, sports clubs, and government entities.
Dr Dougman was appointed as Lead Clinical Director (FunFitness) for the 2018 Special Regional Games (MENA) and the Special Olympics Summer Games Abu Dhabi 2019. He is also an external advisor for the Senior Design Project at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi and an external consultant for one of their projects accepted under the Challenge 22 programme in preparation for the FIFA 2022 in Qatar
Dr Luciana De Martin Silva
Principal Lecturer at Hartpury University, UK
Dr Vladimir AFONSHIN
Founder and CEO of LEMA company, Yoshkar-Ola (RUSSIA)
Dr Ali Reza AMANI
Faculty of Sport Science, Shomal University (IRAN)
Dean of Sport Science Faculty, Shomal University, Amol, Iran
Editor-in Chief International Journal of Applied Exercise Physiology.
Experience on designing resistance and interval exercise and conditioning for high level athletes.
President of Asian Exercise and Sport Science Association
Al Wakrah Sport Club (QATAR)
Prof Duško BJELICA
University of Montenegro (MONTENEGRO)
Dr Carlo CASTAGNA
Head of the Football Training and Biomechanics Laboratory of the Italian Football Federation
Prof José CORTEZ
University of São Paulo (BRAZIL)
Dr Metin DALIP
State University of Tetovo (MACEDONIA)
Metin is also a football Coach who has worked with several Macedonian clubs (F.C. Sloga Yugomagnat, F.C. Rabotnicki Kometal – Skopje, F.C. Vardar –Skopje, F.C. Skendija – Tetovo, F.C. Metalurg – Skopje) and also with international ones (Samsunspor – Samsun Turkey and Goztepe – Izmir, Turkey). Matin was the manager of the Macedonian National Soccer Teams U-15, U-17 and U-19 for many years. His science related research areas are performance testing, match analysis, monitoring of training process, periodization and recovery technique in soccer.
Prof Gerald L. DRANDROV
Chuvash Yakovlev State Pedagogical University, Faculty of Physical Education (RUSSIA)
- Founder and a leader of the scientific and pedagogical school Implementation of the Personality-centered Approach to Students’ Physical Training;
- Member of two Dissertation Boards of Chuvash Yakovlev State Pedagogical University and Volga Region State Academy of Physical Culture, Sport and Tourism (Kazan);
- Programme leader of Psychology and Pedagogy of Physical Education and Sport Master’s Training taught at Chuvash Yakovlev State Pedagogical University;
- Member of the editorial board of the scientific journal Bulletin of Chuvash Yakovlev State Pedagogical University;
- Author of 299 scientific papers on the problems of physical education, sports training and higher education, including 30 monographs, 13 textbooks and 8 study guides, 3 invention patents;
- Member of the organizing committee of the international scientific conferences on physical education and sport;
- The Best Football Coach title holder of the Chuvash Republic Football Championship.
Prof Steffano D'OTTAVIO
University of Rome 'Tor Vergata' Faculty of Medicine (ITALY)
Prof Stevo POPOVIĆ
University of Montenegro
Prof Robert C. SCHNEIDER
State University of New York (SUNY) (USA)
Dr Nader SHALABY
Faculty of Physical Education, Suez Canal University (EGYPT)
- – Scientific Commission for the Promotion of Physical Education professors in Arab universities
- – The International Council of Sport Science
- – The Technical Committee of the Egyptian Football Federation
- – The International Association of Teachers of Physical Education ISCA
- – The Arab Union of Sports Medicine
- – The International Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation ICHPER SD